A message from conlin-arts
Is it wrong that I really like Peacock (and see her as one of my favorite characters ever) even though I've never played Skullgirls? I don't really like playing online and I don't have anyone to really play it with.

Yeah, it’s okay, because she’s a cool character and I can get that and all, but like…

It’s really, really vital at this point in the game’s development to be doing as much as you can to be a supportive fan. Because the development team has been having a really rough time with a lot of poor financial luck (not even their fault) for quite a while now.

Even if it means just buying the game but not necessarily playing it, the act of having purchased it—sales numbers—that speaks to publishers. Also, getting merchandise off the eightysixed store does directly contribute in a meaningful way to Lab Zero, the developers.

Long story short: yes, it is okay to be a fan of the art/characters/lore etc. and not necessarily the gameplay (it’s a fighting game, we get it, they’re hard and if you’re not a competitively minded person then you probably aren’t having much fun with it), but please buy the game/official merch if it is even in the slightest amount possible for you. SG isn’t an expensive game, and it’s really important that you do.

A message from dragontummys
Is it wrong that im in love with double? I mean is it wrong that i suck at skullgirls

Double? Well, I dunno, it’s double. I mean what can you even say about double, double is some amorphous eldritch shit I mean I guess not in the strictest sense that double is like thousands of years old or something and therefore an adult so hey I mean go for it buddy

it’s also ok to suck at skullgirls, as long as you’re not bellyaching about how much you suck at skullgirls without actually trying to improve

fireretarded replied to your post “hekyll-jyde replied to your post:so is it just me or has the…”

You can’t “fix” the fandom, if you really don’t like it you should distance yourself from it. Otherwise you should just learn to laugh at all the ridiculous shit, that’s what I do. Sometimes it’s hard to tell people you like skullgirls.

That’s just the thing, though. I have no qualms about telling people I love Skullgirls. I’m not embarrassed in the least about liking the game. Because the game itself is great!

And for the most part, the fandom has actually been pretty great, at least in general in the past. Fanworks-wise I wouldn’t say there’s been a ton that’s of note, but considering the huge amount of support fans have dedicated to the game, that’s pretty special.

It’s just that lately I’ve been seeing more and more of the same few people shitting up the tumblr tag. Again, me complaining, shaking my cane and all.

hekyll-jyde replied to your post “hekyll-jyde replied to your post:so is it just me or has the…”

nahhh I have p. low tolerance too because everytime I check it’s shitty sprite edits or weird headcanons or peacock porn(??????!) tbh I’d be right in there making badass fan stuff if I weren’t. actually working. on the game lol

what the fuck is this fandom’s weird obsession with the Peacock shit like really. you have ALL OF THESE FUCKING SEXY ASS LADIES IN THE GAME. YOU HAVE A MILLION OTHERS TO CHOOSE FROM. LITERALLY LIKE 90% OF THE CHARACTERS ARE BUXOM, FEMALE AND OF AGE AND YOU FUCKING CHOOSE PEACOCK TO DRAW WHY

it makes me fucking sick to my stomach. you know who you are, you fucking pieces of shit. But anyway…

Dude, I think you get a 100% completely free pass for that lmao. Working on the game definitely takes precedence.

(And yes, I’m aware how entirely hypocritical it is of me to be shitting up the tag by complaining about people shitting up the tag. But I feel the occasional need to make my concerns public. P: (there’s your answer, anon messager who I am too lazy to answer in an actual ask.) Once I’m not drowning in finals maybe I’ll actually make something cool for once.)

and now to lose some followers and go back to lurking for like 5 weeks again

i’ll only surface to complain about the state of the skullgirls fandom and maybe post some original art (ha)

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oh jesus. i’m afraid to check now

TBH it’s mostly just me complaining and being an asshole, it’s probably not as bad as you might think. haha

mostly it’s just a few people who repeatedly make really shitty headcanons public and stuff (and some bad art)

Also there’s that adult Avery, which never fails to nearly give me a goddamn rage aneurysm whenever I see it

basically shipping shit is going to be the fucking death of me, I really truly and wholeheartedly hate anything having to do with it.

why can’t SG be one of those fandoms where people make like, badass fancomics and stuff? and not that? am I going to have to get off my lazy ass and fix this myself or what?

so is it just me or has the skullgirls tag been Extra Shitty lately

I’ve only played Parasoul, Cerebella, and Fortune’s story mode, I need to get around to doing everybody’s story soon D :

Ah you ought to play Peacock’s! It’s the best of the initial 8 characters’ storymodes, in my opinion. Painwheel’s is good, too. They’re all short, but hey, it’s an indie game with a budget. (Might as well just tackle all of ‘em, yeah?)

Also it’ll be particularly relevant because Big Band’s storymode will be out soon, and his will have Peacock in it! Whoo

mynameisliam:

Wait

Peacock’s eyes aren’t eyes?  Her real eyes are the ones on her arms and the ones are her face are just like, spooky cartoon holes full of stuff?  D :  Is that real or is it fan stuff?

It’s canon, yeah. Her eyes were gouged out by slave-traders, so those are actually just empty sockets on her face.

consultingmoosecaptain:

dalekitsune:

the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” is actually not the full phrase it actually is “curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back” so don’t let anyone tell you not to be a curious little baby okay go and be interested in the world uwu

See also:

Blood is thicker than water The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.

Meaning that relationships formed by choice are stronger than those formed by birth.

Another oft-misused phrase is “Spare the rod, spoil the child”.

"Rod" is not meant to be a literal rod or weapon; it’s not meant to refer to punishment in the original context of the quote (biblical). Rather, "the rod" is synonymous with "guidance". (Yet another shepherding metaphor in the bible, who woulda thought?)

Essentially, what the quote is meant to be saying that parents need to be there to guide their children in order to help them become productive adults, not that lack of punishment will make a child lazy.